NJIT Newsroom tagged with "hie" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Community Mourns the Loss of Arthur Silverman '39 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-122.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-122.phpTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Arthur Silverman, a distinguished and caring alumnus, died on April 8. Arthur was a member of the Class of 1939, a talented engineer, and a dedicated friend of our university.

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Inventions That Improve Lives and Inspired Business Concepts Were the Winners at Innovation Day 2014 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-120.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-120.phpMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day proved a brilliant showcase of the deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by students across disciplines, from engineering, to the life sciences, to business and finance.

Tagged: judith sheft, research, michael ehrlich, technology, engineering, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, innovation day, life sciences, undergraduate research, lou eccleston, entrepreneurs, rodolfo marquez, big data visualization challenge, pedro santos, james barr, geoffrey ching


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Innovation Day 2014 at NJIT on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.phpFri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: judith sheft, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, newark innovation acceleration challenge, undergraduate research and innovation, global game jam, innovation day, entrepreneurship, techquest, s&p capital iq, big data visualization challenge


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Anita M. Rubino, of Mountain Lakes, Receives Alumni Award at NJIT's Annual Black-Tie Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-366.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-366.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Anita M. Rubino, of Mountain Lakes, was awarded the New Jersey Institute of Technology Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. The Weston Medal is presented to alumni in recognition of outstanding personal, professional, and civic achievement and commitment to the development of the university.

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PS&S Chairman and CEO Anthony J. Sartor Honored at Celebration, NJIT's Annual Black-Tie Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-365.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-365.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Anthony J. Sartor, PhD, of Scotch Plains, received the New Jersey Institute of Technology President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

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NJIT Celebration Set for Nov. 8, 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.phpFri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support. 

Tagged: celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, scholarships, steven plate, anita rubino, edward weston medal for professional achievement, anthony sartor


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NJIT Salutes Students with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.phpFri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Winners of the 2013 Highlander Student Achievement Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony which recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, humanities, school of art and design, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, history, highlander student achievement awards, student activities


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NJIT Celebration Set for Jan. 25, 2013; NJIT NEXT Funding Campaign Unveiled http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-006.phpMon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Originally this event was scheduled for Nov. 2, 2012, but due to Hurricane Sandy, it was postponed. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of biomedical engineering, celebration, board of trustees, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, verizon, dennis bone, neil sedaka, steven saperstein, roberta renard, kathleen uske, renard communications


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NJ DOH Commissioner Mary O'Dowd Applauds NJIT and NJ-HITEC on Encouraging Students to Get "Health IT" Connected http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-310.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-310.phpMon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) and NJIT successfully partnered to bring Health Information Technology (IT) to students by assisting them in creating individual electronic Personal Health Records (PHRs). 

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NJIT Celebrates 7th Annual National Health IT Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-302.phpMon, 10 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey's Department of Health Commissioner, Mary E. O'Dowd, looks on as an NJIT student inputs her medical information to create her electronic Personal Health Record (PHR) as part of the 7th Annual National Health IT Week celebration. 

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NJIT Hosts Fifth Annual International Summer Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.phpThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Fifth International Summer Research Symposium was held today at NJIT to encourage more than three dozen students studying at NJIT to seek post-baccalaureate education in science, engineering and technology fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, joel bloom, national science foundation, educational opportunity program, uri, durgamadhab misra, sunil saigal, raquel perez-castillejos, bryan pfister, angelo perna, diverse issues in higher education, mcnair achievement program, reu, research experience for undergraduates


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NJIT Ranked Third in the Nation for Graduating Hispanic Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-243.phpThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT graduate and undergrad degree programs in engineering technologies and engineering-related fields are racking up kudos when it comes to educating minority students, according to the most recent rankings by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, educational opportunity program, mathematics, mechanical and industrial engineering, engineering technology, rankings, angelo perna, statistics, mcnair achievement program, diverse issues in higher education, undergraduate degree program


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NJIT Salutes Students Who Gave So Much to University with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.phpWed, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The 2012 Highlander Student Achievement Award winners were announced.  NJIT has celebrated student leaders at this annual ceremony since 2004. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, campus center, school of art and design, department of information systems, donna spuhler, highlander student achievement awards, student activities


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NJIT Professor Recognized by Chemical Engineering Honor Society for Four Decades of Service http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-111.phpFri, 16 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Angelo J. Perna, PhD, director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at NJIT, was recognized last month by Omega Chi Epsilon, the chemical engineering honor society, for his dedicated service over the past four decades. 

Tagged: angelo perna, omega chi epsilon, ronald mcnair post-baccalaureate achievement


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Civil Engineer Who Helped Maintain Panama Canal Receives NJIT Alum Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-387.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 George Nechwort Sr., of Sangerfield, NY, has helped to maintain the Panama Canal, supervise construction of pipelines, power plants and refinery process units, and direct major bridge and highway projects.

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Gurinder Ahluwalia, Genworth President, NJIT Alum, Reflects on Job Well Done http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 “Decide what you're passionate about and pursue that passion to the very best of your ability, always keeping the goal of excellence in mind.” That's the advice Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, of Danville, CA, offers to young people contemplating the path ahead. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mathematical sciences, department of electrical and computer engineering, alumni, alumni achievement award, daljit ahluwalia


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Marjorie A. Perry, of East Orange, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-385.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management, a Newark-based company, recently received one of six annual NJIT Alumni Achievement Awards. 

Tagged: school of management, alumni, alumni achievement award, marjorie perry, mzm construction and management


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NJIT Alum, Power Expert, Advisor During Exxon/Valdez Clean-up, Gets Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-384.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Robert Sommerlad, of Gurnee, IL, has thought a lot about the challenges of power generation since he completed his bachelor's in mechanical engineering at Newark College of Engineering in 1960.

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Aerospace Engineer Honored by NASA Receives NJIT Alum Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-383.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 When Neil Armstrong took one small step for a man and a giant leap for mankind on the moon in 1969, he did so with the help of many people. They were the thousands of scientists, engineers and technicians who helped to make the Apollo moon-landing program a national triumph. Those individuals included NJIT alumnus Stanley Barauskas, of Diamond Bar, CA, who recently received one of six NJIT Alumni Awards.

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NJIT To Present 12th Annual McNair Research Symposium on April 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-118.phpMon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Ronald E. McNair Program at NJIT will present the Twelfth Annual Research Symposium, an event that showcases the excellent research projects of McNair Scholars and their supporting faculty mentors, on April 8, 9-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.

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Engineering College Dinner To Honor iRobot Exec, Others at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-091.phpMon, 21 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 13th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 6-9 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, dinner, office of university advancement, wei wang


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"Live in Concert" from Original "Jersey Boys" To Highlight Annual NJIT Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-390.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-390.phpFri, 29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2010, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

Tagged: alumni, celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, scholarships, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, hatch mott macdonald


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NJIT Alumnus Receives Best Project Award from Institute of Transportation Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-312.phpWed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Walter H. Kraft, DEng, PE, '62,'65,'75, of Summit, executive technical director at Eng-Wong, Taub and Associates in Newark, received the Coordinating Council Best Project Award last month from the Institute of Transportation Engineers at its 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibit held in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Kraft, who is also a member of the Albert Dorman Honors College Board of Visitors, received NJIT's Alumni Achievement Award on May 22, 2010. 

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Summit’s Walter H. Kraft Receives NJIT Alumni Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-223.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-223.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Walter Kraft, of Summit, has had a long and rewarding career keeping people on the move. He's an internationally-known expert in traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems, which explains why NJIT awarded this 1962 alum its Alumni Achievement Award On May 22, 2010.

Tagged: alumni, awards, honors, american society of civil engineers, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, alumni achievement award, alumni relations, walter kraft


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Robert M. Zanzalari, of Barnegat, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-222.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Advanced radar, laser, electro-optic, infrared warning and countermeasure systems number among the technical innovations that Robert Zanzalari, of  Barnegat, has developed and deployed during his civilian service with the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics, Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC). Such achievements illustrate why Zanzalari received on May 22, 2010 the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.  Such advances have increased the survivability of ground vehicles and aircraft, including the Army's large helicopter fleet.

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Edmund H. Hecht, of Corpus Christi, TX, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-221.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 “Don't even mention seafoam green to me today,” Edmund Hecht says with a laugh, recalling the institutional color he applied in copious amounts with a Newark College of Engineering (NCE) painting crew in the mid-1950s. It was one of the part-time jobs he had while studying mechanical engineering. Hecht also worked in the college bookstore and on the switchboard. In more recent years, he's returned to the classroom as a teacher ― sharing a wide range of knowledge at colleges in Texas and as a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine.

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Arthur E. Hahn, Formerly of Edison and Matawan, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award for Creating Coded Magnetic Strips Used in Credit Cards http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-220.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 It happens many millions of times each day around the world ― the coded magnetic strip on a plastic credit card is automatically read to complete a purchase. The same technology makes it possible to use an ATM and to pay for riding on a subway or bus with a paper fare card. And it's all thanks to the role played by NJIT alum Arthur Hahn, formerly of Matawan and Edison, in the introduction of this indispensable innovation.  For this body of work, Hahn received on May 22, 2010, the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.   Hahn now lives in San Diego.

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Austin L. Alvarez, of Gales Ferry, Receives NJIT Alumni Award for Service to U.S. Navy Submarine Programs http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-218.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Austin Alvarez has seen a lot of shocking situations over more than 40 years at Electric Boat Corporation in Connecticut. A division of General Dynamics, Electric Boat designs, builds and maintains nuclear submarines for the U.S. Navy. Alvarez, of Gales Ferry, CT, a staff engineer and technical leader for shock and structures development, received on May 22, 2010, an Alumni Achievement award from NJIT. The award highlighted his vital work affecting the safety and survivability of the Navy's undersea fleet.

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NJIT Students Win Awards for Doing Good and Being Good At It http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.phpThu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 From reviving student communities to co-inventing solar water systems, NJIT students aim to get out into the world and make life better for people. Some 11 students who shined the most when it comes to helping others recently were feted at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards.  

Tagged: engineers without borders, student senate, presidential leadership award, highlander student achievement awards, ashish borgaonkar, graduate student association, salman naqvi, paul rodriguez, katrina hornstein, vanessa casteblanco, jaskirat sodhi, graduate biomedical engineering society


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Student Achievements Recognized at 2010 Awards Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-175.phpWed, 05 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Katrina Hornstein, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the Presidential Leadership Award for undergraduate students today from NJIT Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. Jaskirat Sodhi, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, received the award in the graduate student category. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients.

Tagged: jack gentul, highlander student achievement awards, katrina hornstein, student services, jaskirat sodhi


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Savion Glover Wows Guests at NJIT's Annual "Celebration" http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-414.phpFri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Tony Award-winning choreographer Savion Glover thrilled friends of NJIT at the university's recent annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration. 

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Princeton Architect Hillier, ING Exec, Savion Glover Highlight NJIT Celebration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-404.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-404.phpFri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, awards, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, honors, celebration, board of overseers, center for pre-college programs, jacquelynn rhodes, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, scholarships, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, dinner, j robert hillier, c. stephen cordes, ing clarion partners, hess corporation, savion glover, rmjm group, jeff steinhorn, town topics


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Princeton Architect Hillier, ING Exec, Savion Glover Highlight NJIT Celebration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-380.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-380.phpWed, 28 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, who was born and raised in Newark, will provide the entertainment.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, awards, honors, celebration, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, scholarships, pre-college programs, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, dinner, j robert hillier, c. stephen cordes, rmjm group, savion glover, hess corporation, fundraiser, jeff steinhorn


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NJIT Professor To Discuss Long-Term Sustainability of Water Resources at Webinar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-212.phpWed, 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Zeyuan Qiu, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will discuss "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long-term Sustainability of Water Resources" on June 8, 2-3 p.m. (EST) as part of the Collaborative Science and Technology Network for Sustainability (CNS) webinar series. CNS is an EPA grant program offered through the National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program that supports collaboration between science and engineering researchers and decision-makers to pursue regional sustainability. Call in: 866-299-3188; Passcode: 202-343-9759. Webinar access: http://portal.epa.gov/webconference; Conf. ID: 411720. Slides from the webinar series and the schedule of upcoming talks are posted on the CNS science connector page.

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Highlander Achievement Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Student Leaders and Programs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-188.phpWed, 06 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior Felicia Amaechi, president of the NJIT section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), accepted the award for Outstanding Student Group yesterday from Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as NJIT department and college award recipients.

Tagged: students, society of women engineers, jack gentul, highlander student achievement awards, felicia amaechi


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Students To Present Undergraduate Research at Tenth Annual McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-139.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-139.phpThu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate research projects by students from Newark College of Engineering, College of Computing Sciences and College of Science and Liberal Arts will be showcased at the NJIT Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Tenth Annual Research Symposium on April 17, 9:15-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is open to all of the NJIT community as well as the public.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, research, student, research symposium, ronald mcnair post-baccalaureate achievement


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Enterprise Development Center To Host Monthly Entrepreneurs' Gathering on April 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-098.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-098.phpFri, 20 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Chuck Daniels of ACBB-BITS, Inc., a highly successful entrepreneur and NJIT alumnus (BS '80) who received NJIT's Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award in 2000, will be the guest speaker at a Monthly Entrepreneurs' Gathering on April 2, 10 a.m.-12:30 pm at the Enterprise Development Center, 211 Warren St., Room 407. RSVP to Kelly Carthens or 973-643-4063 would be appreciated.

Tagged: enterprise development center, alumni, distinguished alumni achievement award, monthly entrepreneurs gathering


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Donald H. Sebastian, NJIT Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Named Interim Provost http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-003.phpThu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch has announced the appointment of Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, to the position of interim provost, effective Jan. 1, 2009. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, provost, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, research and development, exxon mobil foundation, new jersey high tech hall of fame, newark institute for regenerative medicine, new jersey nanotechnology consortium, nj homeland security technology systems center


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NJIT Alum and Head of NYC Construction Firm Peter Papanicolaou To be Honored at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-302.phpThu, 28 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Peter Papanicolaou, the president of J.F. Contracting Corporation, a Brooklyn construction and engineering firm, will receive NJIT's Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement at NJIT's annual University Convocation on Sept. 3, 2008, 3 p.m. at NJIT. A reception follows.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, convocation, american society of civil engineers, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, ellis island medal of honor, peter papanicolaou


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NJIT Awards Set Sept. 3, 2008; Bell Labs Physicist Delivers Keynote Address http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-298.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-298.phpMon, 25 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark, once again, the new school year with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony recognizing students, faculty and staff accomplishments. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, school of management, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, new jersey school of architecture, civil and environmental engineering, award, information systems, humanities, mechanical engineering, david rothenberg, computer science, atam dhawan, priscilla nelson, nirwan ansari, master teacher, john carpinelli, taha marhaba, katia passerini, excellence in research award, nancy coppola, john federici, zeyuan qiu, rajesh dave, yehoshua perl, rajiv mehta, piero armenante, bruce kirchoff, roy goodman, kwabena narh, jonathan curley, promotions, zeynep celik, andrei sirenko, zoi-heleni michalopoulou, jorge golowasch, quentin jones, shanthi gopalakrishnan, robert herrera, joga rao, methi wecharatana, michael booty, mark somers, excellence in service award, alice white, peter papanicolaou, edward weston medal for professional achievement


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Meet Gloria Portocarrero: Honors Student, Educational Opportunity Program Grad, Sorority President http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-210.phpFri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Gloria Portocarrero, of Union City, receives her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from NJIT at the Prudential Center this Saturday at 9 a.m. She'll walk at the head of her class—an Albert Dorman Honors College scholar who's accepted into a master's degree program for next fall in biomedical engineering.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, department of biomedical engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, educational opportunity program, treena arinzeh, class of 2008, angelo perna, sigma psi kappa, gloria portocarrero, inter fraternity sorority council


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NJIT Honored Joseph M. Sanzari, Others at Annual Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-127.phpFri, 04 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Hats off to engineering excellence was the theme of the 2008 annual awards celebrating NJIT's Newark College of Engineering. Three New Jersey engineering executives were honored along with top students.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, alumni achievement award, owen fitzgerald, picatinny arsenal, indira hernandez, chris sakowski, nce salute to excellence, kevin russell


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NJIT's Celebration Raises $400,000; Devils' Vanderbeek Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-465.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-465.phpWed, 19 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Jeffrey Vanderbeek, whose name is synonymous with Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center, and the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, received the NJIT President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2007.

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NJIT Students Recognized for Achievement at Annual Awards Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-191.phpWed, 02 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Pallotta, a senior majoring in mathematics, received the Presidential Leadership Award yesterday from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients.

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Alumnus John W. Seazholtz Receives NJIT’s Highest Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-337.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-337.phpFri, 08 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 John W. Seazholtz, a member of the board of overseers at NJIT and a 1959 graduate of Newark College of Engineering, received NJIT's highest honor: the Edward F. Weston Medal for Distinguished Professional Achievement by an alumnus.

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KUDOS-September 2006 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-335.phpFri, 01 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has promoted one faculty member to the rank of distinguished professor, six to the rank of professor and 13 to the rank of associate professor with tenure. PROMOTED TO DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR Rajesh DaveChemical Engineering PROMOTED TO PROFESSOR Asokan AnandarajanManagement Lisa AxeCivil & Environmental Engineering Timothy ChangElectrical & Computer Engineering Steven I-Jy ChienCivil & Environmental Engineering Nancy JacksonChemistry & Environmental Science Burt KimmelmanHumanities PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WITH TENURE Tara AlvarezBiomedical Engineering Treena ArinzehBiomedical Engineering Maurie CohenChemistry & Environmental Science Christopher FunkhouserHumanities Chengjun LiuComputer Science Ronfang (Rachel) LiuCivil & Environmental Engineering Neil MaherFederated History David MendoncaInformation Systems Cyrill MuratovMathematical Sciences Vincent OriaComputer Science Marguerite SchneiderManagement Darius SollohubArchitecture Jian YangIndustrial & Manufacturing Engineering

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Architects Douglas Gauthier and Jeremy Edmiston To Speak at NJSOA Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-114.phpTue, 07 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Douglas Gauthier and Jeremy Edmiston (at left) of SYSTEM Architects will discuss "SYSTEMs in Play" on March 20 at 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public.

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NJIT Professor To Discuss Traffic Simulation Model at Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-421.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-421.phpTue, 08 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 "CORSIM-A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model for Integrated Networks" is the topic of a lecture by Steven Chien, PhD, associate professor, department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, on Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Colton Hall, Room 416. Contact: Professor Raj Khera, 973-596-2475; e-mail khera@njit.edu.

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Peggy Tomasula, Who Has Improved the Nation’s Food Supply, to Receive Distinguished Alumni Achievement Medal from New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-160.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-160.phpFri, 29 Oct 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Peggy M. Tomasula, a lead researcher for the Department of Agriculture whose engineering skills have both improved and secured the nation's food supply, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university.

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Iris to Receive Professional Achievement Medal Today at University Awards Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-169.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-169.phpWed, 06 Oct 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Herbert M. Iris, a civil engineer whose firm has helped to design and construct major commercial, industrial and office facilities throughout the state, will receive the Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement during NJIT's University Awards ceremony today at 4 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre.

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Herbert Iris, Whose Firm Helped Build Up New Jersey’s Infrastructure, to Receive Professional Achievement Medal From New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-159.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-159.phpWed, 29 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Herbert M. Iris, a civil engineer whose firm has helped to design and construct major commercial, industrial and office facilities throughout the state, will receive the Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university. 

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John Mooney, Co-inventor of the Catalytic Converter, to Receive Distinguished Alumni Achievement Medal from New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-158.phpWed, 29 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 John J. Mooney, co-inventor of the automotive catalytic converter, considered one of the most important innovations in the history of the automobile, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university.

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Thomas M. Myrick, an Engineer Who Worked on Two Mars rovers, to Receive Distinguished Alumni Achievement Medal from New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-157.phpWed, 29 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Thomas M. Myrick, an engineer who played a major role in developing a robotic component for two Mars rovers, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university.

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James Dunn, a Developer of National Security Technologies, to Receive Distinguished Alumni Achievement Medal from New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-156.phpWed, 29 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 James W. Dunn, a senior vice president who develops national defense technology, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university. 

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Derish Wolff, Bernardsville Resident And Chairman of Berger Holdings, Honored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-136.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-136.phpTue, 18 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -0500 Derish Wolff, chairman of Berger Holdings, Inc., received the President's Medal For Lifetime Achievement from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) during its annual black-tie benefit known as Celebration.

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Catalyst President Sheila Wellington Tells NJIT Students How To Succeed in Business By Trying http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-033.phpTue, 08 Apr 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Sheila Wellington, President of Catalyst Foundation Inc., New York City, exhorted women students, faculty and staff members at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) last week to exceed performance expectations.

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Sheila Wellington, the Nation’s Leading Advocate for Women In Business, To Speak at New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-029.phpTue, 25 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -0500 Sheila Wellington, President of Catalyst, the premier non-profit research and advisory group working to advance women in business, will speak at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The lecture is open to the public.

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